The Best Of English

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 02 March 198819900920First broadcast on 1988-03-02

Producer: E.

TAYLOR

Previous in series: 24 February 1988

Description

6/6 of series in which comedian and actor Arthur ENGLISH reminisces with

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

02 Mar 1988 22:02-22:15 (RADIO 2)

20 Sep 1990 21:45-22:00 (RADIO 2)

17 Jun 1992 21:45-22:00 (RADIO 2)

Contributors

Michael Pointon

James Gordon (ann)

Arthur English (ent)

Edward Taylor (Producer)

Recorded on 1987-06-12.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 January 198819900830First broadcast on 1988-01-10

Producer: E.

TAYLOR

Next in series: 27 January 1988

Broadcast history

10 Jan 1988 22:02-22:15 (RADIO 2)

30 Aug 1990 21:45-22:00 (RADIO 2)

27 May 1992 21:45-22:00 (RADIO 2)

Recorded on 1987-06-08.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 17 February 198819900906First broadcast on 1988-02-17

Producer: E.

TAYLOR

Next in series: 24 February 1988

Previous in series: 2

Description

4/6 of series in which comedian and actor Arthur ENGLISH reminisces with

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

17 Feb 1988 22:02-22:15 (RADIO 2)

06 Sep 1990 21:45-22:00 (RADIO 2)

03 Jun 1992 21:45-22:00 (RADIO 2)

Contributors

Michael Pointon

James Gordon (ann)

Arthur English (ent)

Edward Taylor (Producer)

Recorded on 1987-06-12.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 219900823First broadcast on 1988-02-03

Producer: E.

TAYLOR

Next in series: 17 February 1988

Previous in series: 27 January 1988

Description

2/6 of series in which comedian and actor Arthur ENGLISH reminisces with Michael POINTON in front of a studio audience.

This week """"Misfortunes of War""

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

03 Feb 1988 22:02-22:15 (RADIO 2)

23 Aug 1990 21:45-22:00 (RADIO 2)

20 May 1992 21:45-22:00 (RADIO 2)

Contributors

Michael Pointon

Charles Nove (ann)

Arthur English (ent)

Edward Taylor (Producer)

Recorded on 1987-06-08.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 24 February 198819900913First broadcast on 1988-02-24

Producer: E.

TAYLOR

Next in series: 02 March 1988

Previous in series: 17 February 1988

Description

5/6 of series in which comedian and actor Arthur ENGLISH reminisces with

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

24 Feb 1988 22:02-22:15 (RADIO 2)

13 Sep 1990 21:45-22:00 (RADIO 2)

10 Jun 1992 21:45-22:00 (RADIO 2)

Contributors

Michael Pointon

James Gordon (ann)

Arthur English (ent)

Edward Taylor (Producer)

Recorded on 1987-06-12.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 January 198819900816First broadcast on 1988-01-27

Producer: E.

TAYLOR

Next in series: 2

Previous in series: 10 January 1988

Description

1/6 of series in which comedian and actor Arthur ENGLISH reminisces with

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

27 Jan 1988 22:05-22:15 (RADIO 2)

16 Aug 1990 21:45-22:00 (RADIO 2)

13 May 1992 21:45-22:00 (RADIO 2)

Contributors

Michael Pointon

Charles Nove (ann)

Arthur English (ent)

Edward Taylor (Producer)

Recorded on 1987-06-08.

01It Started In Aldershot1988012720190519 (BBC7)
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Comedian and actor Arthur English reminisces about his career in show business with Michael Pointon and a studio audience.

Best remembered as Mr Harman BBC TV’s long-running sitcom Are You Being Served?, Arthur English recalls the early days of his career as a stand-up comic.

Producer: Edward Tayior

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1988.

Comedian Arthur English reminisces with Michael Pointon and a studio audience. From 1988.

Comedian Arthur English reminisces with Michael Pointon and a studio audience.

02Misfortunes Of War1988020320190526 (BBC7)
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Comedian and actor Arthur English reminisces with Michael Pointon and a studio audience about his life in the Second World War including D-Day.

Best remembered as Mr Harman in BBC TV’s long-running sitcom Are You Being Served?, Arthur English looks back over his life and career.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1988.

Comedian and actor Arthur English recalls events serving in the Second World War.

Comedian Arthur English reminisces with Michael Pointon and a studio audience.

Producer: Edward Tayior

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1988.

03Birth Of A Spiv1988021020190602 (BBC7)
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Comedian and actor Arthur English reminisces with Michael Pointon and a studio audience about his beginnings as a stage comedian playing a stereotypical wartime "spiv".

Best remembered as Mr Harman in BBC TV’s long-running sitcom Are You Being Served?, Arthur English looks back over his life and career.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1988.

Arthur English recalls highlights from a life in entertainment. Hosted by Michael Pointon.

Comedian Arthur English reminisces with Michael Pointon and a studio audience.

04Tilting At The Windmill1988021720190609 (BBC7)
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A lucky break from painting and decorating to performing as a comic at London’s risqué Windmill Theatre in Piccadilly.

Best remembered as Mr Harman in BBC TV’s long-running sitcom Are You Being Served?, comedian and actor, Arthur English looks back over his life and career with Michael Pointon and a studio audience.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1988.

The actor Arthur English remembers his time as a top comic at London's Windmill Theatre.

Comedian Arthur English reminisces with Michael Pointon and a studio audience.

The actor and comedian Arthur English talks to Michael Pointon about his career. He tells him how he got a lucky break from his painting and decorating job to perform as a comic at the risqué Windmill Theatre in London's Piccadilly.

Producer Edward Taylor

First broadcast on Radio Two in February 1988.

05The Wonders Of Wireless1988022420190616 (BBC7)
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Comedian and actor Arthur English recalls his invitation to entertain factory workers for Workers' Playtime on the BBC Home Service.

Best remembered as Mr Harman in BBC TV’s long-running sitcom Are You Being Served?, Arthur English looks back over his life and career with Michael Pointon and a studio audience.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1988.

Actor Arthur English remembers playing to the audience of Workers' Playtime.

Comedian Arthur English reminisces with Michael Pointon and a studio audience.

Best remembered as Mr Harman in BBC TV’s long-running sitcom Are You Being Served?, Arthur English looks back over his life and career with Michael Pointon and a studio audience.

06Onwards And Upwards1988030220190623 (BBC7)
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The actor and comedian Arthur English talks to Michael Pointon and a studio audience about his life and career.

Talking about ghosts, plus his TV and film roles, Arthur concludes with a revival of a stand up character from his past.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1988.

Arthur English recalls ghosts and his film and TV work. With Michael Pointon.

Comedian Arthur English reminisces with Michael Pointon and a studio audience.

Comedian and actor Arthur English talks ghosts, TV and film roles and he concludes with a revival of a stand up character from his past.

Best remembered as Mr Harman in BBC TV’s long-running sitcom Are You Being Served?, Arthur English looks back over his life and career with Michael Pointon and a studio audience.